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Lloyd RCMP charge male with weapon offences

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On April 7 at 2 p.m., Lloydminster RCMP received a complaint of theft from Superstore.

RCMP attended and located a male concealing store merchandise. Upon investigation, the male was also wanted on a warrant out of the Edmonton area and was subsequently arrested.

During a search of the male, RCMP located a large bowie knife and a pair of brass knuckles. In addition, the male was also in possession of registration documents from a stolen vehicle out of Whitecourt.

Lloydminster RCMP searched within the area and located the stolen vehicle which contained the following items:

  • A winbag (Break-in instrument) used to hold open the door frame of a vehicle to assist in unauthorized entry into a vehicle;
  • A stolen 9 mm handgun;
  • 9 mm ammunition; and
  • Stolen tools.

As a result of the investigation, Shaun William McLeod, 29, of no fixed address, was arrested and charged with 16 criminal code offences, some of which include:

  • Possession of stolen property;
  • Possession of break-in tools;
  • Possession of prohibited weapon;
  • Possession of a weapon while unauthorized; and
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

McLeod was held for a Judicial Interim Release Hearing and was released on conditions. McLeod is to appear next at the Alberta Court of Justice in Lloydminster on May 7.